Wednesday, April 25, 2012

how to write a brian crawford style poem

start with "a"
inspired image or
idea, sour that
intent with a little
ham or baloney, then
make it personal
with a gut punch.

contrast the previous
lines with accidental
depth, like adding a
four car garage
to your shanty.
make your neighbor
jealous, then
take a shit
in his yard.

for the finale,
give in to the urge
to self-sabotage, by
ending on a flimsy
non-sequitur. choose
a cartoon character,
harry potter, or

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